Legal Resources for Jewish Organizations

JCRC-NY – Alerts, Articles, Memos & Templates

The following information is generally applicable to any type of charity – nonprofit or religious.
There is a separate section focused on some specific issues for religious corporations.

NYC Dept. of Finance – RPIE Filing due by June 1, 2018
File online at:

  • The 2017 Real Property Income and Expense (RPIE-2017) online application is now available for use. If you own an income-producing property that has an actual assessed value of more than $40,000, you must file an RPIE statement or a Claim of Exclusion by June 1, 2018. If you are required to file but do not, you may be charged a penalty.
  • If you have questions  on the RPIE process and who is required to file, please visit at _________________________________________________________________


  • PAID FAMILY LEAVE ACT  – Required of ALL Employers
    Effective – Jan.1, 2018 NYS Labor Department – FAQs
  • NYS Overtime & Minimum Wage Regulations
    Affects Nonprofit & Religious Organizatons – Effective Dec. 31, 2016
    Click  for Summary of Changes 


Charity Governance Issues

IRS/NYS/NYC – Laws & Filings

Religious Corporation – Governance & Fiscal Memos


Other Resources


New York State

New York City – Focus on Property Owners

 Nonprofit Sites

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